Once a year, The District: Czech Village & New Bohemia likes to invite members of the community for a luncheon as a celebration of progress. This event highlights the achievements of our District businesses, local organizations dedicated to place-making, and the highlight our future projects!
The Robert Chadima Visionary Awards take place during the luncheon and two community members are honored for their dedication to bettering The District through an innovative and selfless lens.
Message from The District Board of Directors
Message from the CVNB SSMID
Community Building Initiatives
District Small Business & Organization Recognition
2022 Robert Chadima Visionary Award Winners
Don Barrigar, Dedicated Volunteer & Building Owner
Mary Kay McGrath, "The Angel of the Czech Village" & Investor
2021 Robert Chadima Visionary Award Winners
Ruth Fox, Artist and Community Builder
Tom Moore, Founding Executive Director of the African American Museum of Iowa
2020 Robert Chadima Visionary Award Winners
John Schwarzkopf, Artistic Woodworker
Dan Baldwin, Former Executive Director of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
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